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HIS 2210: History of Women in the U.S.: Best of the women's history web

Information resources to support independent research for the Castleton University course, "United States Women's History"

Women's history websites

Discovering American Women's History Online

A database that provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States


American Women's History: A Research Guide

American Women:  A Guide to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States

Feminist Chronicles 1953-1993 from the Feminist Majority Foundation

National Women's History Project

Vermont Women's History Project

Women in World History
A project of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University 

Google

Google Scholar searches "across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites."

Try an advanced search.

To set Google Scholar to link to Castleton's journal holdings:

  1. Go into Scholar Preferences
  2. Add Castleton to your Library Links
  3. Click on Save Preferences

Or, use Castleton's Journal Holdings List to check for availability.

Other history links

Also see these pages from the Castleton library's American History and World History guides

Best of the American History web

Best of the World History web

A timeline

Communication among women's historians

H-Women

"An international electronic discussion group that has been set up at Michigan State University to provide a forum for college and university historians to discuss women's history."